Thalidomide: Australia gives national apology to survivors and families

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 10:42
PM Anthony Albanese calls the birth defects scandal one of Australia's "darkest" medical chapters.
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24-year-old woman fatally stabbed in Tokyo

Japan Society News - November 29, 2023 - 10:17
Tokyo police arrested a 29-year-old Chinese man on Wednesday morning over the stabbing of a 24-year-old woman outside an apartment in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo. (News On Japan)
Categories: Japan News

Spotify Wrapped 2023: 'Music genres are now irrelevant to fans'

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 10:05
With over 6,000 classifications on Spotify, fewer fans choose their music by genre in the digital age.
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Russia withdraws from Osaka Expo

Japan Politics News - November 29, 2023 - 10:04
Russia says it will withdraw from the 2025 World Exposition in Osaka. The Russian representative made the announcement at a general meeting of the Bureau International des Expositions in Paris on Tuesday. (NHK)
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Japanese golfer Ryo Hisatsune voted rookie of the year on European tour

Japan Sports News - November 29, 2023 - 10:02
Ryo Hisatsune was voted as the European tour's top rookie on Tuesday after a memorable season that saw the 21-year-old Japanese player win the French Open and earn dual membership with the PGA Tour. (Japan Today)
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Tokyo University Walking Tour

Japan Education News - November 29, 2023 - 09:57
Main Gate, Ichonamiki St, Yasuda Auditorium, The University of Tokyo Hospital... (Video Street View Japan)
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Watch: Volcano in Japan spews ash, rock 200m into sky

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 09:56
An explosive eruption sends volcanic rock hurtling into the sea around Niijima Island, south of Tokyo.
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Former US first ladies honour Rosalynn Carter

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 09:48
Melania Trump, Michelle Obama, Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton honour another former US first lady.
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Child marriage: 'I was sold into marriage for £7 at the age of 12'

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 09:44
Tamara was married at 12 and a mother at 13 - one of millions worldwide who marry before 18.
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Burlington, Vermont, shootings leave one troubling question: Why?

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 08:57
Investigators are looking for clues on whether the attack on three Palestinian men was a hate crime.
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How the Elgin Marbles scream injustice for most Greeks

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 08:48
After talks between UK and Greek leaders are cancelled, our Europe correspondent gauges the response in Athens.
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Finding happiness after the Clutha helicopter crash

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 08:08
A decade since disaster struck a busy Glasgow pub, survivor Michael Byrne speaks of the impact the tragedy had on him.
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Boy, 14, and freelance reporter among Palestinians freed

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 07:36
A total of 180 Palestinian prisoners have now been released from Israeli jails since last Friday.
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'We fought to get her back,' son says as more hostages released

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 06:46
British-Israeli Noam Sagi spoke to the BBC after his mother Ada was freed from Hamas captivity in Gaza.
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Japan Travel News - November 29, 2023 - 06:45
This is Japan's Worst, Tiniest, and CHEAPEST Hotel... But it's also in Japan's Most DANGEROUS Area [WARNING] - Japanese people call this area The Slum of Japan and it is filled with cheap and tiny hotels. (Tokyo Lens)
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Japan Travel News - November 29, 2023 - 06:39
In this episode I explore Tokyo's famous nightlife, Tokyo has many entertainment districts and I hit up the most popular ones like Shinjuku and Shibuya which offer plenty of weird and wacky options! (Malini Angelica)
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Rosalynn Carter: Jimmy Carter attends tribute service for wife of 77 years

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 06:38
The ex-President emerged from home hospice care to attend a memorial service for his wife of 77 years.
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Thundersnow and whiteouts as winter weather hits US

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 06:36
Heavy snow blankets northern states creating dangerous conditions in first major snowfall of the season.
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New sentence for US lawyer who murdered family

BBC World News - November 29, 2023 - 06:33
The disgraced lawyer, already serving two life terms for murder, gets a 27-year sentence for financial fraud.
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Survey: More Japanese kids overweight, possibly due to pandemic

Japan Education News - November 29, 2023 - 06:29
A Japanese government survey shows last year there were record high percentages of overweight children in many age groups, possibly due to pandemic-related lifestyle changes. (NHK)
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